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Randall GarrettA Spaceship Named McGuire (September 29, 2012)

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LibriVox recording of A SPACESHIP NAMED MCGUIRE, by Randall Garrett.
Read by Phil Chenevert

Can a spaceship go crazy? Well, yes it can if it has a brain. And the new MG (magnetogravitic drive) experimental robot space ship does indeed have a 'brain'. Completely bewildered as to why the first six models of their supposedly perfect new ship model, the MG-YR, nicknamed the McGuire, have gone totally bonkers after activation and before they could ever be used, the company has called in the services of Daniel Oak. They suspect sabotage of course. Daniel Oak is the hard boiled private investigator with nerves of steel and a mind of the same substance. He is extremely expensive to hire but gets results; and he knows his way around crime, space ships and especially women. What he finds out is surprising! (Summary by Phil Chenevert)

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This audio is part of the collection: The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
It also belongs to collection: Audio Books & Poetry

Artist/Composer: Randall Garrett
Date: 2012-09-29
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Keywords: science fiction; librivox; autiobook; garrett

Creative Commons license: CC0 1.0 Universal


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Reviewer: mikezane - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - October 3, 2012
Subject: Neat story
Short story with a neat twist at the end. I plan to look for more stories by this author.

Reader is excellent (as always!). Enjoy!


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